Cub Games Database

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B Beavers (aged 6 to 8) Players Suggested Number of Players (min. and max.)
C Cubs (aged 8 to 11) Time Time to play in minutes, including set up and tidy away time
S Scouts (aged 11 to 15+) Type Individual or Team Game
    Equipment None = None required; E = Little Equipment; EE = Needs planning; EEE = Major items needed
Location: Anywhere = Indoors or Outdoors; Indoors = Only Indoors; In/Out, Dry = Indoors or Outdoors when dry; Outdoors = Only Outdoors, any weather; Out, Dry = Only Outdoors, only when dry; Out, Night = Outdoors, at night
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Descend Name B C S Players Time Type Equipment Location Comments Details
007BCS8-505-15 minsTeamNoneIn/Out, DryRequires memory and imaginationDetails
1-2-3-CS6 to 305 to 30 minsTeamNoneAnywhere3-2-1 without being knocked outDetails
16 Points of a Compass-CS10 to 505 to 10 minsTeamEIndoorsBasic relay game teaching 16 points of the compassDetails
A Bit of a HandfulBCS6 to 5010 to 20 minsTeamEEAnywhereA little thought and a lot of carryingDetails
A-Z FetchBCS10 to 405 to 15 minsTeamEAnywhereFind the LetterDetails
Akela's X-ray EyesBC-8 to 3610 to 30 minsTeamEAnywhereAn introduction to camping equipment!Details
AlcatrazBCS4 to 205 to 20 minsTeamEAnywhereAn alternative to Sleeping PiratesDetails
Anagrams-CS6 to 3010 to 30 minTeamEAnywhereDecipher gameDetails
Ashtray FootballBC-10 to 2410 to 30 minsTeamEIndoorsNoisy and harder variation of 'Ice Hockey'Details
Back-to-Back RelayBC-6 to 305 to 15 minTeamNoneAnywhereBack to Back RelayDetails
Backbreaking SkittlesBCS6 to 1610 to 30 minsTeamEIn/Out DryA good game for the upper leg musclesDetails
Backward Trip Race-CS6 to 3010 to 20 minTeamNoneAnywhereRelay in three'sDetails
Balloon Baseball-CS8 to 2015 to 30TeamEIndoorsBaseball with a baloonDetails
Bash the leader-CS8 to 3215 to 30 minTeamEIndoorsProtect the LeaderDetails
Bat the Balloon-CS5 to 2010 to 20 minTeamEIndoorsPass the balloonDetails
Baton Football-CS10 to 5010 to 20 minsTeamEEIndoorsOne-on-One using a short baton benches and a footballDetails
Battleship Kim's Game-CS10 to 3015 to 30 minTeamEEIndoorsKim's game with a battleship themeDetails
BenchBallBCS8 to 2010 to 20 minsTeamEIn/Out DryBoisterous starter played in two teamsDetails
Blind man's Bacon-CS8 to 3015 to 30 minTeamEIndoorsSquirt opponent while blindfoldedDetails
Blind man's Knot-CS5 to 2010 to 30 minTeamEIndoorsGuess the knotsDetails
Blind Volley Ball-CS8 to 1210 to 30 minsTeamEEAnywhereVolleyball using a tarpaulin instead of a netDetails
Boat or Car RaceBC-8 to 3010 to 20 minTeamEIndoorsSimple race with audience participationDetails
Bomb Disposer-CS6 to 3610 to 20 minsTeamEIn/Out DryGood team gameDetails
Bomber Pilots-C-12 to 365 to 10 minsTeamEAnywhereA Quick and Easy warmup gameDetails
BughouseBCS12 to 505 to 30 minsTeamEAnywhereTry and not get left in the hot seat!!!Details
Cannon-CS10 to 505 to 15 minsTeamEIndoorsDevelops good throwing skillsDetails
Card DashBCS4 to 2010 to 20 minsTeamEIndoorsRelay race involving memorising and matching cardsDetails
Card Dash II-CS10 to 5010 to 20 minsTeamEEIn/Out, DryVariation on card matching game needing good knowledge of map symbolsDetails
Cat and Mouse-CS8 to 305 to 10 minsTeamNoneIndoorsA game of 'cat and mouse' in a human mazeDetails
Cat RelayBC-6 to 3010 to 20 minsTeamEEIn/Out DrySucking game - requires good lungsDetails
Catch the ScarfBCS7 to 255 to 60 minsTeamEOutdoorsA good ice breakerDetails
Caterpillar Relay - Heels to Toes-CS10 to 505 to 15 minsTeamNoneAnywhereSimple relay race useful as a time fillerDetails
Caterpillar Relay - Linked-CS10 to 505 to 15 minsTeamNoneAnywhereAnother simple relay race useful as a time fillerDetails
Chalk Circle #1-CS9 to 405 to 20 minsTeamEIndoorsA variation on Chalk RugbyDetails
Circular Juggling-CS8 to 3015 to 25 minsTeamEIn/Out DryNeeds good coordination by allDetails
Clothes Line-CS10 to 505 to 15 minsTeamNoneIn/Out DryGood 'ice breaker'Details
Colour FetchBCS10 to 405 to 15 minsTeamEAnywhereFind the colourDetails
CornerballBCS4 to 405 to 20 minsTeamEAnywhereUseful starter game played in numbered teamsDetails
Crab FootballBCS8 to 1610 to 20 minsTeamEAnywhereGood old standbyDetails
Crocodile Pit-CS8 to 365 to 25 minsTeamEIn/Out DryA basic survival gameDetails
Diagonal RelayBCS10 to 505 to 10 minsTeamEIn/Out DryTeam relay game requiring agilityDetails
Dizzy Football-CS8 to 2510 to 15 minsTeamEAnywhereDoesn't need football skillsDetails
Dog and Bone-CS10 to 305 to 25 minsTeamEIndoorsRequires speed stealth and strategyDetails
Duck and Egg-CS15 to 505 to 20 minsTeamEEAnywhereRequires good throwing and catching skillsDetails
Eddylong BallBCS15 to 2515 to 25 minsTeamEIndoorsHead the ball and runDetails
England Ireland Scotland Wales-CS9 to 405 to 20 minsTeamEIn/Out Dry4 Cornered Rugby!Details
Family BusBCS12 to 3610 to 30 minsTeamNoneIn/Out DryA game with a storyDetails
Fire-CS10 to 505 to 15 minsTeamEAnywhereGood game to close the eveningDetails
First Aid Improvisation-CS8 to 2510 to 20 minsTeamEEAnywhereTests first aid skillsDetails
Flying Saucers-CS5 to 505 to 20 minsTeamEEAnywhereRequires good team workDetails
Football Frisbee-CS10 to 2010 to 20 minsTeamEAnywhereSoccer using frisbees instead of ballsDetails
Frog Relay-CS10 to 505 to 10 minsTeamNoneIndoorsA basic 'wheelbarrow' race held as a relayDetails
Funny FacesBCS5 to 5010 to 20 minsTeamEIn/Out DryA Fun Drawing GameDetails
Hall Volleyball-CS10 to 145 to 20 minsTeamEEIn/Out, DryIndoors or quieter outdoors version of VolleyballDetails
Hank Rugby-CS4 to 205 to 20 minsTeamEAnywhereA slow no contact version of rugbyDetails
Hat Ball Chicken!!!-CS10 to 305 to 20 minsTeamEEIn/Out DryIt helps team building!!Details
Holding your waterBCS4 to 5010 to 30 minsTeamEOut DryCatch the bomb and get wetDetails
Hopping Relay-CS10 to 505 to 10 minsTeamNoneAnywhereAnother good time filler requiring no equipmentDetails
Horse and Jockey-CS8 to 3610 to 25 minsTeamEIn/Out DryRace needing speed and agilityDetails
Human Basketball-CS10 to 5020 to 30 minsTeamEIndoorsGood for throwing and catchingDetails
Hunter-C-6 to 605 to 15 minsTeamEAnywhereA Cub version of British BulldogDetails
Johnny on the Pony-CS6 to 205 to 15 minsTeamNoneIn/Out, DrySimple game with teams playing 'bucking bronco' Details
Jump the Rope-CS10 to 2510 to 20 minsTeamEAnywhereA game of reaction and agilityDetails
Jungle Relay-C-12 to 365 to 10 minsTeamNoneAnywhereTeaches the names of the JungleDetails
Ladder of LegsBCS10 to 4010 to 30 minsTeamNoneIn/Out DryRequires agility and some bravery on the part of those sitting down!Details
Map Sign Relay-CS10 to 505 to 15 minsTeamEEIn/Out DryRelay race based on map symbolsDetails
Map Symbol Call my Bluff-CS6-305-20 minsTeamEEIn/Out, DryFun way of teaching map symbolsDetails
Movement Quiz-CS10 to 4015 to 30 minsTeamEAnywhereQuestions about ScoutingDetails
Mowglis Card Game-CS14 to 5015 to 30 minsTeamEOutdoorsA wide gameDetails
Nose Breaker-CS10 to 2610 to 20 minsTeamNoneIn/Out DryOne on one competition - more violent than mostDetails
Not in my PatchBCS10 to 3010 to 15 minsTeamEIn/Out DryA through it away gamesDetails
Noughts and Crosses-C-10 to 365 to 20 minsTeamEIn/Out DryNoughts and Crosses using players as piecesDetails
Noughts and Crosses Plus!-CS10 to 405 to 20 minsTeamEIn/Out DryEncourages quick thinkingDetails
Numbers Relay-CS10 to 505 to 10 minsTeamEIndoorsBasic relay game based upon quickly finding consequetive numbersDetails
Obstacle Relay-CS10 to 505 to 10 minsTeamEEAnywhereAdventurous game which can be played at any timeDetails
Over the Rope-CS8 to 3010 to 30 minsTeamEIn/Out DryA variation on Volley BallDetails
Owls and CrowsBCS10 to 405 to 15 minsTeamNoneAnywhereGood test of knowledge and reactionsDetails
Paper Plane RaceBCS10 to 4010 to 20 minsTeamEAnywhereA test of engineering skillsDetails
Pass The MessageBCS5 to 505 to 15 minsTeamNoneAnywhereSpot the message as it travelsDetails
Peas in the darkBC-10 to 255 to 15 minsTeamEIndoorsA test of night visionDetails
Penfold-CS6 to 305 to 15 minsTeamEAnywhereA very simplegame!Details
Pirates-CS10 to 3020 to 30 minsTeamEEEAnywhereA game of 'tag off ground' using various equipmentDetails
Planting SeedsBCS6 to 3610 to 30 minsTeamEIn/Out DryA slow way of feeding CubsDetails
Postmen & RobbersBC-10 to 4010 to 20 minsTeamEIn/Out DryDon't get caught with the postDetails
Prisons-CS18 to 3615 to 30 minsTeamEIndoorsA simple ball game!Details
Promise and Law Relay-CS10 to 505 to 10 minsTeamEEIn/Out DryRelay race based on the Scout Promise and LawDetails
Pull the Elephant-CS4 to 205 to 15 minsTeamEIndoorsRace based on ropeworkDetails
Quadrants-CS8 to 2010 to 20 minsTeamEEIndoorsFast and furious ball gameDetails
Red Card RunBC-8 to 245 to 15 minsTeamEIn/Out DryA quick way to tier a BeaverDetails
Road Sign Relay-CS10 to 505 to 15 minsTeamEEIn/Out DryRelay race based on knowledge of road signsDetails
SharksBCS8 to 505 to 20 minsTeamEAnywhereA games of co-operationDetails
ShintyBCS4 to 3010 to 30 minsTeamEIndoorsDifferent version of the popular 'ice hockey' gameDetails
Skipper Lee's Bean Bag Game-CS10 to 5010 to 20 minsTeamEIndoorsRequires accurate throwingDetails
Skittle-CS8 to 505 to 20 minsTeamEIn/Out DryA quick gameDetails
Skittles-C-10 to 3010 to 25 minsTeamEAnywhereRequires skill and speed - good for all roundersDetails
SnakesBC-4 to 405 to 20 minsTeamNoneIndoorsPromotes team workDetails
SnowballsBCS10 to 3620 to 30 minsTeamEEAnywhereA lot of harmless funDetails
SpillikinsBC-5-10 min6-30TeamEEIndoorsRequires and develops good hand/eye coordination and balanceDetails
Spokes-CS17 to 505 to 15 minsTeamNoneIn/Out DryA good running around game requiring no equipmentDetails
Sponge VolleyballBCS2 to 1215 to 60 minsTeamEEOut DryA great way to get wetDetails
Stalking-CS8 to 5030 to 60 minsTeamEEOutdoorsA wide game with spiesDetails
Statues in the darkBC-5 to 505 to 15 minsTeamNoneAnywhereAn old favouriteDetails
Stave Hockey-CS10 to 265 to 20 minsTeamEAnywhereOne-on-One using a scout stave and a footballDetails
Steal the BaconBC-10 to 5010 to 30 minsTeamEIn/Out DryQuick reactions requiredDetails
Stepping StonesBCS6 to 2420 to 35 minsTeamEIn/Out DryA games of co-operationDetails
Swedish Cat & MouseBCS10 to 405 to 30 minsTeamNoneAnywhereA game that could never endDetails
Table Cricket-CS10 to 6010 to 50 minsTeamEIn/Out DryA quiet game of cricketDetails
The "Who Are You" GameBCS15-2515-25 minTeamNoneAnywhereA good ice breaker at the start of a meetingDetails
The Duster GameBCS20 to 3015 to 20 minsTeamEIn/Out DryRequires quick wits and planningDetails
The Minute Game BCS1 to 1005 to 05 minsTeamEIn/Out, DryA calming down gameDetails
The News Quiz-CS6-1810 to 20 minsTeamEIn/Out, DryQuiz based up the contents of a recent newspaperDetails
The Old Willow TreeBCS5 to 505 to 30 minsTeamEIn/Out DryRequires good team work and strategyDetails
The Pea GameBCS10 to 3010 to 20 minsTeamEEIndoorsTeaches basic food gathering!Details
The Stick Game-CS10 to 405 to 20 minsTeamEAnywhereRequires speed and strategy to win a point for your teamDetails
Tic-Tac-Toe-in-a-Row-CS10 to 5015 to 30 minsTeamEAnywhereA paper game using Scouts!Details
Tight Squeeze-CS10 to 4010 to 20 minsTeamEAnywhereHelps develop good spacial awarenessDetails
Tin SoldiersBCS5 to 505 to 15 minsTeamEAnywhereCommunications can be entertainingDetails
Towers-CS12 to 365 to 15 minsTeamEIn/Out DryA running and stacking gameDetails
Trading Post-CS5 to 5060 to 60 minsTeamEEEIn/Out DryGood Test of Scouting SkillsDetails
Tug-O-WarBCS10 to 5015 to 30 minsTeamEIn/Out DryTraditional game of Tug O' WarDetails
Tweedle Dee and Tweedle DumBCS6 to 205 to 10 minsTeamNoneIn/Out DryRequires players not to laugh in strange circumstancesDetails
Ultimate Frisbee-CS4 to 3015 to 45 minsTeamEAnywhereRequires good throwing and catching skillsDetails
Vampires-CS10 to 3020 to 60 minsTeamEEOut NightThe Ultimate Wide GameDetails
VikingsBCS10 to 5010 to 20 minsTeamNoneIn/Out DryA fun game for allDetails
Walk the Plank-CS10 to 245 to 30 minsTeamEEAnywhereRace using planks as 'team skis'Details
Water Ferrying Wide Game-CS12 to 3220 to 40 minsTeamEEOutdoorsTests the hearing skills of the teamsDetails
Word Search Relay-CS10 to 305 to 15 minsTeamEAnywhereA search for wordsDetails
Wrap the KeaBCS5 to 405 to 20 minsTeamEAnywhereFun game requiring a 'volunteer' to be wrapped in toiler paperDetails
Zig Zag Relay-CS16 to 505 to 10 minsTeamEAnywhereDevelops good ball skillsDetails

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